David Brown

Partner, Wealth Advisor The Elkins Team

About David

David Brown joined the Elkins team in 2003 and became a partner of the firm in 2019. He assists in all areas of portfolio management and client service. His intellectual curiosity and rational thinking make him ideally suited to his role. He thrives on the excitement of finding that next great growth idea that can make a meaningful difference in client portfolios. He also loves working individually with clients to understand their specific circumstances and how that information should help craft their appropriate investment asset allocation.

David graduated from Miami University (Oxford, OH) with a B.S. in finance and a minor in entrepreneurship. He grew up in Highland Park and after 13 years in the city now lives there again with his wife, Nikki, and their two young children, Jace and Summer. In his free time, David likes to play golf, cheer on the Chicago sports teams, and remain civically involved.


Miami University, B.S.

About William Blair

William Blair is a premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We provide advisory services, strategies, and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs. As an independent and employee-owned firm, together with our strategic partners, we operate in more than 20 offices worldwide.*

*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.

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